Aug 22, 2017
There are many different options when it comes to the timing of vaccinations and weaning. Mark Hilton, D.V.M. and Elanco beef technical consultant, reviews the best practices for preventing bovine respiratory disease (BRD). He explains the health...
Previous blogs on how much to feed a heifer generated a question from a reader on when to breed heifers. Here’s the answer.
Jun 07, 2017
Herd health is critical for success. Hear from Bruce Hoffman, D.V.M., Cattle Vaccine Director at Elanco, on managing a cow’s health, reproduction and nutrition.
Apr 11, 2017
Preconditioning is a key component to getting your calves started off right. Learn how Vira Shield® can fit into your preconditioning program.
Time is money, and a new study proves farmers and ranchers work most efficiently to get their work done and be successful.
A South Dakota news station has broadcast live from inside a calving barn. Learn more about it on today’s blog.
Calving time always seems to put you in a sleep-deprived daze. But some good things can come out of that altered state.
A first-calf heifer must nurse her new calf and rebreed in a timely fashion, all while reaching her brood cow body weight. Here are four tips for helping her achieve these tasks.
There are no better wages to be paid than helping your heifers get through calving. Know the four stages of calving and then you’ll know when to intervene if things aren’t going on schedule.
While research shows some benefit to vaccinating very young calves, it’s usually best to wait a while, even in calves that were shorted on colostrum.